Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) Jobs 2022

Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) Jobs 2022


Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, Rifleman (GD) in
Assam Rifles and Sepoy in Narcotics Control Bureau Examination, 2022
Dates for submission of online applications 27-10-2022 to 30-11-2022
Last date and time for receipt of online applications 30-11-2022 (23:00)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan 30-11-2022(23:00)
Last date and time for making online fee payment 01-12-2022(23:00)
Last date for payment through Challan (during
Working hours of Bank) 01-12-2022
Schedule of Computer Based Examination January, 2023


F. No. PPI01/11/2022-PP_1: The Staff Selection Commission will conduct an open
competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (General Duty) in
Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central
Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema
Bal (SSB), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles
(AR) and Sepoy in NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau as per the Recruitment Scheme
formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and as per the Memorandum of
Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs and the Staff Selection
Commission. The recruitment process will consist of Computer Based Examination
(CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), Medical
Examination and Document Verification. The salient features of the recruitment are as
1.1 The Examination will be advertised by SSC based on vacancies intimated
by MHA

1.2 Applications will be accepted through on-line mode only.
1.3 Computer Based Examination (CBE) will be conducted by the Commission only in
English and Hindi.
1.4 Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Detailed Medical
Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled and
conducted by the CAPFs.
1.5 Collection of required eligibility certificates/ documents from the candidates and
their verification will be carried out at the time of Detailed Medical Examination
(DME) by the CAPFs.
1.6 Vacancies of Constable (GD) in SSF and NCB will be filled on All India basis
whereas vacancies in all other CAPFs will be filled as per the vacancies available
in various States/ UTs. In addition, vacancies are earmarked for the Border
Guarding Districts and Militancy/ Naxal affected Districts which are reserved for the
candidates of these districts only.
1.7 The list containing names of Border Guarding Districts and Militancy/ Naxal
affected areas are available at Annexure-XI and Annexure-XII respectively.
1.8 Final results along with force allocation will be declared by the Commission based
on the performance of candidates in the Computer Based Examination and
preference of force opted by them subject to their qualifying the Physical Standard
Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Medical Examination and other conditions stipulated
in the Notice of Examination.
1.9 Court cases/ RTI/ Public Grievances relating to Notice of Examination, conduct of
Computer Based Examination, preparation of merit list, force allocation of selected
candidates and final result will be handled by SSC and issues relating to other
matters namely scheme of examination, vacancies, conduct of PET/ PST, DME/
RME, Document Verification etc. will be handled by coordinating CAPFs.
1.10 Admit Card for any stage of examination will not be sent by Post. Facility for
download of Admit Cards will be provided at the websites of Regional Offices of the
Commission as well as on the website of CRPF i.e.
Candidates are advised to regularly visit the websites of the Commission i.e., Regional Office concerned and the Nodal CAPF i.e.
CRPF for the updates on examination process and download of Admit Cards for
each stage of examination.

2 Pay Scale: Pay Level–1(Rs.18,000 to 56,900) for the post of Sepoy in NCB and Pay
Level-3 (Rs. 21,700-69,100) for all others posts.
3 Vacancies: The details of vacancies are as follows:



BSF 1405 917 1980 887 3733 8922 245 163 348 158 661 1575 10497
CISF 8 5 18 9 50 90 0 0 0 0 10 10 100
CRPF 1357 460 1975 878 3710 8380 84 49 118 52 228 531 8911
SSB 204 76 243 54 464 1041 61 6 69 0 107 243 1284
ITBP 188 159 277 110 637 1371 30 22 48 7 135 242 1613
AR 191 313 308 169 716 1697 0 0 0 0 0 0 1697
SSF 24 0 14 8 32 78 8 0 5 2 10 25 103
TOTAL 3377 1930 4815 2115 9342 21579 429 246 580 221 1150 2626 24205
NCB 25 11 38 23 67 167 164

The vacancies are Tentative. Any change in the number of vacancies will be
intimated through the website of the Commission.
3.2 10% vacancies are earmarked for Ex-servicemen (ESM). If suitable ESM
candidates are not available, vacancies reserved for ESM will be filled by
non-ESM candidates of respective categories.
3.3 As the vacancies in CAPFs have been earmarked States/ UT-wise,
candidates are required to submit Domicile/ Permanent Residential
Certificate of the State/ UT indicated by them in the online Application Form
at the time of DME/ Documents Verification failing which his/her candidature
will be cancelled forthwith and the candidate will not be allowed to appear in
the Detailed Medical Examination. If a candidate produces Domicile/
Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by a State other than the
State mentioned in his/ her application, he/ she shall not be allowed to
change the State at the time of Document Verification and his/her
candidature shall be cancelled straightaway. Therefore Candidates should
fill the Application Form very carefully.
3.4 Candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in India.
3.5 The appointment of candidates after selection is subject to availability of
seats in training facilities of various CAPFs. As such, candidates may be
appointed in phases in accordance with availability of training space. The
Joining and in-service issues, seniority, training, etc will be regulated in
accordance with the rules and regulations of various Organizations.
4 Nationality/ Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India. Vacancies in
CAPFs & AR are state/UT/area wise hence a candidate must submit domicile/
PRC against his state/ UT.
5 Age Limit: 18-23 years as on 01-01-2023. Candidates should not have been born
earlier than 02-01-2000 and later than 01-01-2005 in normal course. However,
after relaxation of three (03) years in upper age, the candidate should not have
been born earlier than 02-01-1997.
Note: Due to unprecedented ‘Covid Pandemic’, it has been decided by the
Government to grant three (03) years age relaxation beyond respective prescribed
upper age limit for all categories of the candidates as one-time measure for this
5.1 Permissible relaxations in upper age limit for different categories are as
Category Age-relaxation permissible
beyond the upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the
military service rendered from the
actual age as on the date of
04 Children and dependent of victims killed in
the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002
in Gujarat
5 years
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05 Children and dependent of victims
killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of
2002 in Gujarat
8 years
06 Children and dependent of victims
killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots
of 2002 in Gujarat
(SC/ ST)
10 years
5.2 Date of Birth filled by the candidate in the online application form and the
same recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate will
be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and no subsequent
request for change will be considered or granted.
5.3 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) who have already secured employment in civil side
under Government on regular basis after availing of the benefits of
reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are not eligible
for reservation in ESM category and fee concession. However, he can avail
the benefit of reservation as ex-serviceman for subsequent employment if
he immediately after joining civil employment, has given self-declaration/
undertaking to the concerned employer about the date-wise details of
applications for various vacancies for which he had applied for before
joining the initial civil employment as mentioned in the OM No.
36034/1/2014-Estt (Res) dated 14th August 2014 issued by DoP&T.
5.4 The period of “Call up Service” of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces
shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for the
purpose of age relaxation.
5.5 For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as
Ex-Serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of reservation, he
must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his
application for the Post/ Service, the status of ex-serviceman or is in a
position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from
the competent authority that he would complete specified term of
engagement with the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year
from the closing date of receipt of applications. Such candidates must also
acquire the status of an ex-serviceman within the stipulated period of one
year from the closing date of receipt of applications. The decision on the
issue of eligibility of ex-servicemen shall be governed by the decision taken
by the DoP&T on the judgment of Hon’ble Delhi High Court in Writ Petition
(C) No. 520/2020 dated 01.12.2020.
5.6 Explanation: An ‘ex-serviceman’ means a person:
5.6.1 Who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant
in the Regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union, and
a. who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such
service whether at his own request or being relieved by the
employer after earning his or her pension; or
b. who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds
attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control
and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
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c. who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in
5.6.2 Who has been released from such service after completing the specific
period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of
dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has
been given a gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army,
namely, pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken
spells of qualifying service;
5.6.3 Personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and
retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent
service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on
medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or
circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other
disability pension;
5.6.4 Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more
than six months prior to the 14th April, 1987;
5.6.5 Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of
Territorial Army;
5.6.6 Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted
medical disability pension.
5.7 The persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement
from service, would come under the category of ex-serviceman will be
permitted to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the
specified term of engagement and avail themselves of all concessions
available to ex-servicemen but shall not be permitted to leave the uniform
until they complete the specified term of engagement in the Armed Forces
of the Union.
5.8 Age concession/ reservation is not admissible to sons, daughters and
dependents of ex-servicemen. Therefore such candidates should not
indicate their category as ex-servicemen.
5.9 Children means:
5.9.1 son (including adopted son) or
5.9.2 daughter (including adopted daughter)
5.10 Dependent family member means:
5.10.1 spouse or
5.10.2 children or
5.10.3 brother or sister in the case of unmarried victim who was wholly
dependent on that victim at the time of his getting killed in the riots would
be eligible. In order to be eligible for upper age relaxation in the category
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04/ 05/ 06,the applicant should produce a certificate to that effect from
the concerned District Collector/ District Magistrate wherein the victim
was killed.
6 Process of Certification and format of certificates:
6.1 Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/ or seek
age-relaxation are required to submit requisite certificate from the
competent authority, in the prescribed format, when such certificates are
sought by concerned CAPFs for document verification at the time of DME.
Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/EWS category will not be
entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under Unreserved (UR) category. Further, if a candidate has sought any other agerelaxation or claimed ESM status and is not able to produce the relevant
certificate, he will be considered in his respective category i.e. SC/ ST/
OBC/ EWS/ UR. The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice
of Examination.
6.2 A candidate belonging to a caste of SC, ST or OBC category, on
migration from one State to another State will have to make an
informed choice whether to get the benefit of reservation in the State
of origin or to appear as unreserved candidate from the State of
migration. Such choice will have to be exercised by the candidate in
the online Application Form. No request for change of such option,
after the submission of Application Form, will be entertained by the
Commission. In case, a candidate opts to avail the benefit of
reservation from the State of origin, he will have to submit information
about the District and State of his origin as well as the District and
State of his current domicile in the Application Form and his
candidature will be considered from the State of origin. Such
candidates will not be required to submit Domicile Certificate from the
State of origin.
6.3 Crucial date for claiming SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS status will be the closing date
for receipt of online applications.
6.4 A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must
ensure that he possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall
in creamy layer on the crucial date.
6.5 Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will
remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by
the Appointing Authority. Candidates are cautioned that they will be
debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they
fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ ESM status or avail any other
6.6 Candidates will be considered for recruitment in their respective State/ UT
on production of valid “Domicile/ Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC)”
issued by the competent authority so authorized by the concerned State/
UT to prove their domiciliary status at the time of Documents Verification
(DV) failing which his candidature will be cancelled forthwith. The Domicile/
PRC certificate must be of the State/ UT indicated by the candidates in their
online Application Form, failing which, their candidature will be cancelled

Since the State of Assam is not issuing Domicile Certificate/ Permanent
Residence Certificate, candidates belonging to the state of Assam are not
required to submit the same. However, their selection will be subject to
verification of residential status from the concerned District Authorities.
6.8 West Pakistani Refugees (WPR) who have settled in Jammu & Kashmir and
Ladakh but have not been given the status of citizens of the UTs will be
recruited without the condition of having a domicile certificate from the
designated authority of the J&K and Ladakh UTs. However such candidates
will be required to submit a Nativity/ Identity Certificate for the WPR as per
7 Educational Qualifications (As on 01-01-2023):
7.1 The candidates must have passed Matriculation or 10th Class Examination
from a recognized Board/ University.
7.2 Candidates who have not acquired the essential educational qualification as
on the stipulated date will not be eligible and need not apply.
7.3 As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10-06-
2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates
awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the
Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature,
Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University
Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance
declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the
purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central
Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education
Bureau, University Grants Commission. Accordingly, unless such degrees
are recognized for the relevant period when the candidates acquired the
qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational
7.4 All the candidates who are called for Document Verification will be required
to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional
Certificates etc. for completion of Matriculation in original as proof of having
acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the cut-off
date, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by
the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary
evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or
before the cut-off date and he has been declared passed, will also be
considered to meet the educational qualification. It is reiterated that the
result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared
by the Board/ Institute/ University by the specified date. Mere
processing of the result by the Board/ University/ Institute by the cutoff date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.
7.5 Incentive to NCC Certificate Holders: The incentive to ‘NCC Certificate’
holders will be granted at the following scales:
Certificate Category Incentive/ Bonus marks
NCC ‘C’ Certificate 5% of the maximum marks of the examination
NCC ‘B’ Certificate 3% of the maximum marks of the examination
NCC ‘A’ Certificate 2% of the maximum marks of the examination
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7.5.1 The benefit of incentive/Bonus marks will only be provided to a
candidate who has opted for bonus marks/ incentive for ‘NCC
certificate’ in online application.
7.5.2 The benefit to NCC Certificate Holder will be confirmed only on
production of the original certificate supporting their claims at the
time of document verification.
7.5.3 However, till the verification of NCC Certificate, bonus marks will be
awarded provisionally as per the claim of candidate in the online
application form.
7.5.4 The crucial date for this purpose will be the closing date of receipt of
online applications.
7.5.5 This benefit is not available for Ex-servicemen.
8 How to apply:
8.1 Applications must be submitted in online mode at the official website of the
Commission i.e. For detailed instructions, please refer to
Annexure-I and Annexure-II of this Notice. Sample Performa of One-time
Registration and online Application Form are attached as Annexure-IA and
Annexure-IIA respectively.
8.2 In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned
color passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The
photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of
publication of the Notice of Examination. Image dimension of the
photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The
photograph should be without cap, spectacles and frontal view of the
face should be visible.
8.3 Last date and time for submission of online applications is 30-11-2022
8.4 Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online
applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last
date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login
to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the
closing days.
8.5 The Commission will not be responsible for the candidates not being able to
submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid
reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission.
8.6 Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they
have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the
online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed
under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like
Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained.
9 Application Fee:
9.1 Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only).
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9.2 Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC),
Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are
exempted from payment of fee.
9.3 Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa,
Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or through cash in SBI
Branches by generating SBI Challan.
9.4 Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 01-12-2022 (23:00 hours).
However, candidates who wish to make the cash payment through Challan of
SBI, may make the payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the
working hours of the bank up to 01-12-2022 provided the Challan has been
generated by them before 30-11-2022 (23:00 hours).
9.5 Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their
fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of
Application Form is shown as ‘Incomplete’ and this information is printed on
the top of the Application Form printout. Further, status of fee payment can be
verified at the ‘Payment Status” link provided in the candidate’s login screen.
Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be
SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for consideration of such
applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of
Examination shall be entertained.
9.6 Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be
adjusted against any other examination or selection.
10 Centres of Examination:
10.1 A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in
which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination
Centres and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination
Centres are located are as follows:
S No Examination Centres and
Centre Code
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Address of the Regional
Offices and their
1 Bhagalpur(3201), Darbhanga
(3202), Muzaffarpur(3205),
Patna(3206), Purnea (3209),
Agra(3001), Bareilly (3005),
Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi
(3008), Kanpur(3009),
Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011),
Prayagraj(3003), Varanasi(3013)
Central Region
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
34-A, Mahatma Gandhi
Marg, Civil Lines,
Kendriya Sadan,
Prayagraj – 211001.
2 Port Blair (4802), Ranchi(4205),
Berhampore(Odisha) (4602),
Eastern Region
Andaman &
Nicobar Islands,
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
st MSO Building, (8th
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Gangtok(4001), Hooghly (4418),
Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415)
Odisha, Sikkim
and West Bengal
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose Road,
West Bengal-700020
3 Kavaratti (9401), Belagavi
(9002), Bengaluru (9001),
Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi
(Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru
(9008), Mysuru (9009),
Shivamogga (9010), Udupi
(9012). Ernakulam (9213),
Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210),
Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode
(9206), Thrissur (9212),
Thiruvananthapuram (9211).
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
st Floor, “E” Wing,
Kendriya Sadan,
4 Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005),
Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007),
Satna (6014), Sagar (6015),
Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202),
Raipur (6204),Durg-Bhilai
Madhya Pradesh
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
th Floor, Investment
Building, LIC Campus-2,
Pandri, Raipur,
5 Itanagar(5001),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Imphal(5501), Ukhrul(5503),
Shillong(5401), Aizwal(5701),
Dimapur (5301), Kohima(5302),
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Pradesh, Assam,
Nagaland and
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housefed Complex,
Last Gate, BeltolaBasistha Road, P.O.
Assam Sachivalaya,
Dispur, Guwahati,
6 Dehradun(2002),
Roorkee(2006), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Udaipur(2409), Sikar(2411)
Northern Region
Delhi, Rajasthan
and Uttarakhand
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
New Delhi-110003
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7 Chandigarh/Mohali(1601),
Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203),
Jammu(1004), Samba(1010),
Leh(1005), Amritsar(1404),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
North Western
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir,
Ladakh and
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
8 Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001),
Kakinada (8009),
Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010),
Madurai(8204), Salem(8205),
Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore
(8208), Hyderabad(8601),
Karimnagar (8604),
Southern Region
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
nd Floor, EVK Sampath
Building, DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
9 Panaji(7801),
Mehsana(7013), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Vadodara(7002),
Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203),
Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205),
Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207),
Western Region
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli and Daman
and Diu, Goa,
Gujarat and
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
st Floor, South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
10.2 A candidate has to give option for three centres, in the order of priority, within
the same Region. No request for change of centre will be considered later
under any circumstances. Hence, the candidates should select the centres
carefully and indicate the same correctly in their applications.
10.3 The Commission will endeavour to accommodate the candidates in centres
opted by them. However, the Commission reserves the right to cancel any
Centre and ask the candidates of that centre to appear from another centre.
The Commission also reserves the right to include additional centres of
examination and divert candidates of any centre to some other Centre to take
the examination.
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10.4 Centre of Computer Based Examination, PET/ PST or Detailed Medical
Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will not be a
criterion for selection of the candidates against vacancies of the State/ UT in
which such centres are located. Domicile Certificate/ PRC will be the sole
criterion for this purpose.
11 Scheme of Examination:
11.1 Computer Based Examination: The Computer based examination will
consist of one objective type paper containing 80 questions carrying 2 marks
each, with the following composition:
Part Subject Number of
Time Allowed
Part-A General Intelligence
and Reasoning
20 40
60 minutes Part-B General Knowledge
General Awareness
20 40
Part -C Elementary
20 40
Part-D English/ Hindi 20 40
11.1.1 All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The computer
based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only.
11.1.2 There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while
answering the questions.
11.1.3 The dates of examinations will be informed to candidates only
through the website of the Commission.
11.1.4 There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of the
scores. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
11.1.5 Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examination will
be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission
through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such
normalized scores along with the bonus marks for NCC Certificate
holders will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
11.1.6 Tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be
placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination.
Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online
representations, if any, within the stipulated time limit on payment of
Rs 100/- per question. Representations received through any other
mode e.g. letter, application, email, etc. will not be entertained.
Representations regarding the Answer Keys will be scrutinized
before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the
Commission in this regard will be final.
11.1.7 The questions in the Computer Based Examination will be of
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Matriculation level.
11.1.8 Walk-through video/ Mock Test on the Computer Based Examination
has been provided on the website of the Commission in the
‘Candidate’s Corner’ Section.
11.1.9 Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic
gadgets. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the
Examination Hall/ Lab.
11.1.10 The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows: General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analytical aptitude
and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested
through questions principally of non-verbal type. This
component may include questions on analogies, similarities
and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual
memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts,
arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic
number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc. General Knowledge and General Awareness: Questions in
this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s
general awareness of the environment around him. Questions
will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and
of such matters of every day observations and experience in
their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated
person. The test will also include questions relating to India
and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports,
History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity,
Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These
Questions will be such that they do not require a special study
of any discipline. Elementary Mathematics: This paper will include questions
on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of
Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship
between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations,
Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit
and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio
and Time, Time and Work, etc. English/ Hindi: Candidates’ ability to understand basic
English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.
11.2 Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST):Based on
the performance in CBE, candidates will be shortlisted for PET/ PST by the
Commission. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test
(PST) will be conducted at various centres finalized by the CAPFs. Detailed
scrutiny of candidates’ eligibility/ documents will be undertaken at the time of
DME. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidates to verify their
eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for CBE/ PET/ PST.
Candidates shortlisted for PET/PST will be asked to go through biometric
verification followed by PET&PST. The PST shall include measurement of
height, weight & Chest (as applicable).
11.3 Ex-servicemen who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination for
PET/ PST will have to appear in PET/ PST for recording of measurement of
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height, chest and weight only. There is total relaxation in PST/PET for Exserviceman. PET will not be held for these Ex-servicemen candidates.
However, they will have to qualify the medical examination.
11.4 Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Candidates have to clear the race within
the following time limits:
Male Female Remarks
5 Kms in 24
1.6 Kms in 8 ½
For candidates other than
those belonging to Ladakh
1.6 Kms in 6
½ minutes
800 metres in
4 minutes
For candidates of Ladakh
11.4.1 A women candidate, who as a result of tests is found to be pregnant
of 12 weeks standing or over, shall be declared temporarily unfit and
appointment be held in abeyance until the confinement is over. The
vacancy against which a woman candidate was selected will be kept
reserved for her. She will be re-examined for Physical Efficiency Test
(PET) six weeks after the date of confinement, subject to the
production of medical certificate of fitness from a registered medical
practitioner. If she is found fit, she may be appointed to the post kept
reserved for and allowed the benefit of seniority in accordance with
the instructions of the government, as amended from time to time.
11.5 Physical Standard Test (PST): Physical Standards for the posts are as
11.5.1 Height: Male: 170 cms Female: 157 cms Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in heights
mentioned above. Relaxed standard of height for such
candidates are as follows:
Relaxation for Male
(a) All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 150.0
(b) All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North
Eastern States (NE States)
157.0 147.5
(c) All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing
Extremism affected districts
160.0 147.5
(d) Candidates falling in the categories of
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and
candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of
Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir
and Ladakh
165.0 155.0
(e) Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern
States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and
162.5 152.5
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(f) Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial
Administration (GTA) comprising of the three
Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely
Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and
includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of
these Districts :
(1)Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest
(3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata
(6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest
(9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11)
Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13)
SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15)
Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17)
ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania.
157.0 152.5
11.5.2 Chest: Male candidates should have following standards of chest
measurement: Un-expanded: 80 cms Minimum expansion: 5 cms Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in chest
measurement. Relaxed standard of chest measurement for
such candidates are as follows:
Relaxation for Unexpanded
(a) All candidates belonging to Scheduled
76 5
(b) Candidates falling in the categories of
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas
and candidates belonging to the States/
UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh,
Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh
78 5
(c) Candidates hailing from North-Eastern
Sates of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim,
Tripura and Gorkha Territorial
Administration (GTA)
77 5 Chest measurement for female candidates will not be taken.
However, it will be ascertained that the chest is well
11.5.3 Weight: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.
11.5.4 Scrutiny of eligibility of candidates for relaxations i.e. height and
chest measurement will be carried out after qualifying PET (race) and
before PST by CAPFs PET/ PST Boards. Relaxation in height and
chest (as the case may be) as mentioned above for the candidates
other than those belonging to ST category will be permissible only on
production of certificate at the time of PST/ PET in the proforma as
prescribed in Annexure-IX from the competent authorities. ST
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candidates may avail the relaxation on the production of valid ST
11.5.5 The candidates who are declared not qualified in Physical Standards,
i.e. height and chest may prefer an appeal on same day, if they so
desire, to the Appellate Authority nominated for the Centre through
Presiding Officer (PO). The decision of the Appellate Authority will be
final and no further appeal or representation in this regard will be
entertained thereafter. There is no appeal in PET (Race).
11.5.6 Conduct of PET/ PST and DME/ RME will be the sole responsibility of
the CAPFs. The Commission will not entertain any representation/
appeal/ RTI Applications/ CPGRAMs against the decision of the PST/
PET and DME/ RME Board.
11.6 Medical Examination: Candidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical
Examination (DME) from the pool of candidates who qualify PET/ PST.
11.6.1 At the time of DME, following documents will be verified: Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate to prove age,
name and educational qualification. Domicile Certificate/ Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC)
issued by the competent authority. Valid NCC Certificate, if applicable. Certificate from serving defense personnel in the format
prescribed at Annexure-IV of the notice. Undertaking in the format prescribed in Annexure-V from ExServicemen candidates. Caste Certificate (as applicable) in the format prescribed at
Annexure-VI, Annexure-VII and Annexure-VIII of the notice
from the candidates seeking reservation/ age relaxation. Certificate from candidates who wish to avail relaxation in
height/ chest measurement as prescribed in Annexure-IX of
the notice. Certificate from District Collector/ District Magistrate in respect
of dependent applicants of riot victims as mentioned in
category 04/ 05/ 06 under Para-5.1of the Notice. Nativity/ Identity Certificate by West Pakistani Refugee in the
format prescribed at Annexure-XIII of the notice.
11.6.2 The shortlisted candidates will be medically examined by the Medical
Boards constituted by the CAPFs to assess their physical and
medical fitness. The medical examination of the candidates will be
conducted in terms of Uniform Guidelines for recruitment Medical
Examination for GOs and NGOs in CAPFs and AR issued vide MHA
UO No. A.VI-1/2014-Rectt(SSB) dated 20.05.2015 and MHA OM No:
E.32012/ADG(Med)/DME&RME/DA-1/2020(Part File)/1166 dated
31.05.2021 and as amended from time to time by the government.
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